AWToday 07/01/09

Wine Blogs Alert

2007 Pure Love Wines Malbec Layer Cake (Argentina, Mendoza …
Layer Cake makes so pretty good vino. This is not the best Melbec I have ever had but I do like the gamey notes and dark fruit. Mid pallet could be a bit better. But the balance is ok. I would buy this again. (862 views) …
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What about Malbec? – CityPulse
But it thrives in the Mendoza region of Argentina, where abundant sunshine and cool nights typically produce a soft, dark, approachable wine, with decent mid-term aging potential. Plus, it represents great value when contrasted with …
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The Wine Curmudgeon: Wine of the week: Tamar Malbec Reserva 2007
The wine, from Argentina, is not especially tannic or harsh, and the dark berry fruit is fresh and lively. Best yet, it’s not too jammy, as many malbecs at this price are. The Tamarai a step up from the Yellow + Blue, one of my favorite …
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Up-Starts…Buenos Aires: Top Five survival tips for spending New …
By Jonathan
Argentine wines are very expensive in Uruguay. Bring over a couple of bottles in your bag and you won’t regret it. The temptation to bring red wine will be great, but with the heat and the fish, white wine is the way to go. …
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A Work in Progress: Food & Wine, February 2009
By Vicki
Is Wine in Half-Bottles Fully Worth It? – Lettie Teague writes about her half-bottle experiences. Argentina’s Best Reds for $10 to $20 – I love Argentinian reds, now I have a list of new ones to try. Dinner with a Deity, …
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2004 Viña Cobos Chardonnay Bramare Marchiori Vineyard (Argentina …
2004 Viña Cobos Chardonnay Bramare Marchiori Vineyard (Argentina, Mendoza). $$ FIND THIS WINE on WINE-SEARCHER.COM $$. Vintage, Type, Producer, Variety, Designation, Vineyard, Country … Wines of Mendoza. © 2003-09 CellarTracker! LLC. …
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jamie goode’s wine blog: Nicolas Catena Zapata, a first growth …
By Jamie
Tonight’s wine is a serious effort from Argentina, in a grand bottle that weighs 1.2 kg empty! Actually, I opened it last night, but was confused. Either this was a top class wine being judged very early in its life, or it was a rather …
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2006 Trapiche Torrontés (Argentina, Mendoza) – CellarTracker!
They have a very well knowed range of products and is one of the most knowed argentinean winery in the world. In the “Iscay”, Michell Rollad is winemaker and the trapiche Malbec Single vineyard is another very good ranked wine. …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – » Blog Archive » Malbec
Just sold a bottle of organic Malbec . . . customer seemed very pleased. What can I say? “We endeavor to give satisfaction.” About to make some more fresh bread for the evening rush . . . I’ll let you know how the customers react . … –
DAILY WINE TASTING: 2007 Don Miguel Gascon Malbec 88 points
By rich board
Don Miguel Gascon 2007 Malbec (Mendoza) $10. A beautiful inky purple color and the flavor to match; With a fat palate of blueberry liqueur, blackberry, black plum and fudge. This red is dense, but yet still balanced with tons of flavor. …
The Frugal Oenologist: Navarro Correas Syrah 2005
By Arnulf
Navarro Correas Syrah 2005 · Pascual Toso Torrontes 2007 · Norton Chardonnay 2007 · Freixenet Cava Brut · Val di Suga Brunello di Montalcino 2002 · ► 2008 (16). ► December (15). Brancott Sauvignon Blanc 2008 · Don David Tannat Reserve …
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Buying Argentinean Wine | ABC article directory
Bonarda is a little-known Italian grape which when grown on Argentine soils, becomes a fruity marvel. Malbec is a Bordeaux grape, which in native France makes rather tannic wines. It’s taken to Argentina like a duck to water, …
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We sampled Torrontes, Bonarda, Malbec and had a special tasting of their Grand Reserve, one of Argentina’s best Malbecs. Barrels used for aging, originally uploaded by dollop. Next we had a tank and barrel tasting at the large, …

wine the blog: odds and ends for Tues
By alan
Maipe Bonarda Argentina 2008 an up and coming varietal from argentina…but not this one…again a pretty color but chunky dull fruit, not interesting at all… Prunier VS Cognac an old family run cognac with hints of orange and …
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El Paso Times – El Paso,TX,USA
… this wine is Villa Magna, which is taken from the name of a small Italian village, and is owned by an American corporation of Italian-Argentine roots. …

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Inside Bay Area – Oakland,CA,USA
I can think of no other red wine that delights merlot and cabernet sauvignon drinkers alike as much as Malbec. Argentina’s grape, particularly those grown …
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Bradenton Herald – FL, United States
Last year’s winner was the 2007 Bodega Norton Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina: chocolate-cherry aromas and flavors; soft, ripe and mellow; $9. …
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Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Sarasota,FL,USA
“Look beyond traditional varietals from the “big boy” wine regions and enjoy markedly lower prices on surprisingly delectable wines: Argentina’s Torrontes …
Increase your wine knowledge by 132%: same grape, different region – USA
These potent wines are nothing like their fruitier counterparts in Mendoza. They last for ages, too—so go ahead and try older vintages. …
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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle – Rochester,NY,USA
There’s a reason so many drinking toasts compare a bottle of fine wine with a good friend: Who wants to savor a saucy Sauvignon, a mellow Malbec, …

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